Poland is a state in central Europe whose capital and largest city is Warsaw. Krakow is another city in Poland known for its historical importance, which attracts millions of people. It is a developed country and a member of the EU, NATO and the UN.
Historical tensions have reignited as Poland pulls out of talks in Jerusalem following ‘racist’ comments by Israel's new FM implicating Poles in anti-semitism and the Holocaust, resulting in the Visegrad 4 summit’s cancellation.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a fresh diplomatic row with Poland after he defied the controversial Holocaust law, which criminalizes blaming the Polish state for the extermination of Jews.
Attended by over sixty countries but widely neglected by key EU nations, a controversial US-led meeting on Iran opens up in Warsaw, raising doubts that European allies will dance to Washington’s tune when dealing with Tehran.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s calls to “strengthen resistance” against Russia has resonated with Poland’s leadership, as the country signed a $414-million deal to purchase an American weapons system.